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Swim Freestyle Fast with correct freestyle technique


The freestyle stroke is the fastest, most efficient stroke, because it maintains the body in a streamlined position with the limbs able to apply constant propulsive forces due to the arms alternating action and the continuous flutter action of the legs.

To swim freestyle fast you need to start with the correct technique.

Freestyle Questions

How to Breath Correctly in Freestyle?

QUESTION: Hi, Could you please answer a question relating to how to breath correctly for freestyle swimming. On the exhale phrase, do I breath out, underwater of course, through my nose or through my mouth or a bit of both, in a long release? Also, when I use the 3 stroke method with a alternating […]

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Correct Breathing Pattern in Freestyle

QUESTION: Hi Gary, I would be very interesting in your opinion on what breathing pattern would you would recommend to young competitive swimmers (10-12 years old) and kids 5-6 years old? Our coach is strictly follows one-side breathing while I have a fear that this will develop very unbalanced technique for kids. Moreover, I see that […]

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Breathing Problems near the End of Races

QUESTION: Hello again Gary! My 13 yo swimmer son’s technique is greatly improving, and he is overall seeing a marked difference in his efficiency and times.  Thank you so much for your advice and recommendations….it is definitely working! There is now another issue….my son has an affinity towards sprint races, and finds difficulty with his […]

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